Category Culture

In Conversation: Alison Allfrey – Author of ‘So Sweden: Living Differently’

Riding the wave of Scandi fascination, there’s been a growing output of books about living in Scandinavia recently. One author to share her time in Sweden is Alison Allfrey, a

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Nordic Christmas Gift Guide

Still looking for Christmas gifts but run out of ideas? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Our Nordic Christmas Gift guide gives you a few golden tips on what to

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In Conversation: Fia Gulliksson – Swedish Restaurateur, Radio Host, Entrepreneur

“Did you know there are over eight thousand types of potato?” Fia Gulliksson asks me as she brings my coffee. I didn’t. Gulliksson describes herself as a ‘passionate potato’: down

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In Conversation: Benjamin Mitrofan-Norris on Bringing Finland to Bristol via The Nordic Café

With Nordic culture becoming a source of inspiration worldwide, there’s no shortage of Nordic inspired shops, buildings and restaurants. We sat down with Benjamin Mitrofan-Norris, who runs The Nordic Café, a

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Where to Eat, Drink and Shop in Copenhagen

If you’re looking for the perfect city for a long-weekend trip, then look no further. Danish capital Copenhagen, offers the most idealistic stay. Design-led and a hub for new and

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In Conversation: Moa Herngren, Creator of ‘Bonus Family’

Following the fall-out of two divorces, and the subsequent merging of families, Bonus Family (Bonusfamiljen) is the closest Sweden has come to a soap opera. It ran for three series and

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Páll Haukur – An Upcoming Artist in the Scandinavian Art Scene

Páll Haukur Björnsson is a young and emerging Icelandic artist who is making his way into the Scandinavian art scene. After finishing his studies at the Icelandic Academy of the

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Top Nordic Events Fall 2019

We’re looking forward to the new season with all the events it’ll bring. We’ve collected highlights from every Nordic country when it comes to happenings covering music, art, fashion, and

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Film Review: ‘Marianne and Leonard: Words of Love’ – Cohen and His Norwegian Muse

Tall, deep-voiced and irresistibly handsome: the enigma of Leonard Cohen has faded little since his death in 2016. He was the poet turned singer that made depression sexy. Walking in

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Top Five Scandinavian Comedy Series Available in the UK

It might be just ‘Nordic noir’ that’s made it to international audiences so far, but Nordic comedy is beginning to emerge too. Let’s round up some of the best series

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